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The University of Michigan Office of Research (UMOR) oversees research policy, responsible conduct of research education and compliance, and administration and support of research activity by our faculty. Before using the Web Form (below), be sure to check the following:

Answers to common questions.

Q: I am from the media, and I have a question about University of Michigan research.
A: Media may contact Rick Fitzgerald (rickfitz@umich.edu ) in U-M Public Affairs or David Lampe (drlampe@umich.edu), Executive Director for Strategic Communications.

Q: I want to apply to the University of Michigan to do research as a student, graduate student, or post-doc.
A: Research and internship opportunities are available for enrolled students. You can find graduate program application materials on the Rackham website (http://rackham.umich.edu). For undergraduate admissions go to: http://admissions.umich.edu.

Q: I am a faculty member/post-doc/research assistant and would like to find some funding.
A: Check the U-M Library's http://funding.research.umich.edu for funding databases. There, you can arrange a consultation with a librarian who can help you with resources. If applying for funding, your next point-of-contact should be your department's research administrator. You can find that person here: Find a Research Administrator (Blue Pages)

Q: I have heard that UMOR has Funding Opportunities, and I want information about them.
A: 
Our international partnerships and UMOR-hosted internal funding opportunities reside on our Find Funding page. There you can also find a listing of our Faculty Grants and Awards with deadlines and contact information.  

Q: I would like to Declare my Intent to Submit to UMOR for a Limited Submission opportunity.
A: Contact Tricia McCain Ebright at UMORlimitedsubmissions@umich.edu.  

Q: I have a question about my proposal approval form (PAF), Cost Sharing, or a sponsored project.
A: Your first point of contact should be your department's research administrator. You can find that person here: Find a Research Administrator (Blue Pages) You can use our Project Representative lookup table here. 

Q: I need to find an ORSP Project Representative. 
A: 
You can look up your ORSP Project Representative here. 

Q: I am trying to locate a research publication or get approval for a citation.
A: We do not keep research publications for loan or purchase. If published, it may be available via the National Institutes of Health PubMed Central or our U-M library. For citations, please use standard citation methods.

Q: I would like a career or internship in research with the University of Michigan.
A: Jobs and internships are arranged through the academic department or posted on http://careers.umich.edu.

Q: I am a faculty member | post-doc | research assistant and need to know how to route my proposal/work with ORSP.
A: Your first point of contact should be your department's research administrator. You can find that person here: Find a Research Administrator (Blue Pages)

Q: I am an international student from another school looking for an internship. Can I send you my resume?
A: Unfortunately we cannot accept résumés and applications for graduate programs or research opportunities. Find application materials on the Rackham graduate programs website or follow the employment application procedures on the University of Michigan careers/job postings site. Do check the eligibility requirements for any programs you see. Many summer research opportunities are only available to U.S. Citizens.

Q: I would like to participate in a research study? Or, I have a particular physical condition or medical situation, and I would like to participate in a clinical trial. I need to contact the staff.
 A: Visit https://umhealthresearch.org to learn more about Clinical Trial Studies and participation opportunities. Their phone number is 877.536.4243.

Q: I need to obtain/find/print my certification for Responsible Conduct of Research (or PEERRS information).
A: Visit the Responsible Conduct page: http://research-compliance.umich.edu/responsible-conduct-research-rcr-training as well as the PEERRS Certification website: http://my.research.umich.edu/peerrs/. Phone: 866-990-0111.  

Q: I am working on a master's project that will travel internationally. We will be conducting interviews with various stakeholders.
Be sure to register your travel and check any policies here: http://global.umich.edu/travel-resources/ and http://research-compliance.umich.edu/international-travel-export-controls

Q:  I understand that for this we need to submit an IRB application and receive training. Can you please help direct me to actual application?
A:
Visit http://research-compliance.umich.edu/irb-application-process Email: irbhsbs@umich.edu. Phone: 734-936-0933. Please note that it must be accessed via U-M's eResearch Regulatory Management (eRRM) system: http://eresearch.umich.edu. Phone: 734-764-HELP (764-4357). A list of compliance contacts can be found here: http://research-compliance.umich.edu/sites/default/files/eccontacts_web.pdf 

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